You put in all this effort getting your garden to finally sprout. Then you go outside one day and all of your plants are chewed to the ground. Sometimes it’s so extensive that it looks like you never had any flowers in that bed at all. But rather than running out and buying the harshest […]
If you need extra sleeping space for guests, futons and sofa beds are two options. But have you ever considered a Murphy bed? They’re extremely comfortable and take up zero floor space when not in use. And you can choose one that complements your room’s design. Here’s what you need to know about Murphy beds. […]
As a child, I was fortunate enough to have my own bathroom (actually, it was a Jack and Jill bathroom that I shared with the guest bedroom, but we only had guests for a handful of days out of the year). My bathroom was pink, which my parents thought was an appropriate color for a […]
The easiest way to start your garden early is to germinate the seeds indoors, which has a number of benefits. For starters, you could have those vegetables slightly earlier in the season. And nursing a garden indoors early can mean seeds sprout without the threat of being eaten by wildlife. You can also save money […]
The L-shaped layout is the most popular kitchen configuration, according to the NKBA 2019 kitchen design trends. But what is an L-shaped kitchen layout? We asked a few top experts to explain this layout and provide advice for using it. After all, just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s the right configuration for you. L-shaped […]
If you have moisture in the bathroom, below are several ways to make sure your bathroom is staying as dry as possible. And even if you don’t have current visible moisture issues, you can still prevent future problems and keep your bathroom feeling less humid with these tips.
Summer is here and that doesn’t just mean more vibrancy in your weekend routine. It can also mean more vibrancy on your plate. Growing herbs is a snap in the summertime. With a little bit of planning and an afternoon in the dirt, you can create a summer herb garden that will transform your cooking […]
The 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study provides insight regarding the most popular kitchen trends in home improvement. The report is unique because it captures the opinions of homeowners, whereas most surveys focus on trends from the perspectives of interior designers, architects, etc.
Working from home can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, skipping a commute and getting to work in your pajamas is great. On the other hand, your house is filled with distractions and it can be hard to stay focused. I’ve worked from home for 13 years and every time I think I’ve conquered […]